Prevent, Promote & Protect
The mission of the Needham Public Health Division since 1877 has been to prevent
and control the spread of disease, to address environmental issues, to promote
healthy lifestyles, and protect the public health and social well-being of all citizens,
especially the most vulnerable.
FLU CLINICS will be held on:
Tuesday, October 18th 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Thursday, October 20th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Our clinics are for those 18 years of age and older.
We do not have High Dose Flu vaccine.
Please bring insurance cards as we will be billing insurance.
All clinics are scheduled at Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Ave.
Press Release: NEEDHAM, MA – (September 7, 2016) The Town of Needham’s
Health and Human Services Department, specifically the Divisions of Council on
Aging (COA) and Public Health, published the results of a town-wide survey to
assess the barriers to senior-friendly housing and transit. The report is the part
of a grant the Town received from the Massachusetts Association of Health
Boards for Healthy Aging through Healthy Community Design. Read full report
Marijuana Legalization, Why It Matters to You.
Click here to view the "SAM - Smart Approaches to Marijuana; preventing
another big tobacco" presentation by Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.
Click here to view the "Public Health Impacts of Marijuana on Brain
presentation by John F. Kelly, Ph.D.
Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
During the hot and humid summer weather, keeping up with dumpster
requirements is more important than ever! Overfilled dumpsters
open covers and odors are common summertime public
Please take a moment to
review with your staff the following reminders
keep your dumpster clean and maintained:
Click here to view the All Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
For information, support and resources for Opioid Addiction, please visit:
Learn2cope and MA General ARMS (Addiction Recovery
Management Service) have additional information
support groups, resources and other links:
MA General ARMS:
Draft Concussion Regulation: http://www.needhamma.gov/health
Extreme Cold Weather Preparedness Tips
Preventing West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito Borne Illness
For more information, contact Norfolk County Mosquito Control